The Deschutes County Board of Commissioners’ application process for its Arts & Culture grants program is now open.  This marks the fourth year that Deschutes County will offer this grant opportunity, which is designed to increase arts and culture opportunities and make arts and culture education available to Deschutes County residents.  A total of $20,000…

(Peter Wiley and Anna Polonsky performing at Bend Church December 2017 | Photo courtesy of High Desert Chamber Music) For the past three years, High Desert Chamber Music (HDCM) has been regularly featured on KWAX Classical Oregon’s KWAX Presents series. KWAX (91.1 FM) is a listener-supported classical radio station licensed to the University of Oregon…

(Photo | Courtesy of Sisters Folk Festival) Registration is now open for three of Sisters Folk Festival’s brand new educational offerings planned for this fall, including two multi-week virtual songwriting and performance workshops and an in-person Americana Fiddle Club for students in grades 9-12. In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the organization has redesigned many…

The Deschutes Cultural Coalition announces the opening of its on-line grant application for cultural grants. The complete application is due November 20, 2020 at 5pm. Guidelines and instructions for both are available at: deschutesculturalcoalition.org/grants. The Coalition will make its awards in January 2021 and anticipates around $24,000 in grant funding. Typical grant awards are from…